Policy Documents

Policy Study: Migrants and Asylum Seekers Rights in Albania

This Policy Brief is prepared under the Pontis Foundation initiative Civil Society Development in the Western Balkans by European Movement Albania research team. The study deals with the phenomenon of migration putting on spotlight: immigration, as one of the dimensions which government and state authorities do not pay as much attention compared with the other […]

Policy Study: From Soft to Systematic Policy and Regulatory Impact Assessment in Albania

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Study: From Soft to Systematic Policy and Regulatory Impact Assessment in Albania. This publication has been produced with the assistance of European Fund for Balkans, in framework of Think and Link Programme. The study analyses the state of affairs in the policy and legislative process in […]

Policy Paper: Explaining Berlin Process to the Foreign Service

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Paper: Explaining Berlin Process to the Foreign Service conducted by Mr. Gledis Gjipali, Executive Director of EMA as part of a project financially supported by the Swiss Embassy in Albania. This paper aims to explain the political, economic and social context of the Berlin Process and  outlines the […]

Policy Brief: EU conditionality as a transformative power in the case of the Albanian Public Adminstration

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Brief: “EU Conditionality as a transformative power in the case of the Albanian Public Administration”. This policy brief has been prepared in the frame of the TRAIN Programme 2015 (ThinkTanks Providing Research and Advice through Interaction and Networking), which is supported by the German Federal […]

Policy Study: “Civil Society in the EU Integration of the Western Balkans”

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy study: “REPORT Civil Society in the EU Integration of the Western Balkans” The dynamics in the process of accession require  the earlier engagement of CSOs in the process of  consultations, monitoring and implementation of new  legislation. The relationship between the Albanian  government and CSOs has […]

Public e-procurement at the local level in Albania and Challenges in the fight against corruption

Ema has the pleasure to introduce with the policy brief prepared in the frame of the TRAIN Programme 2014 (Think Tanks Providing Research and Advice through Interaction and Networking), which is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office (Stability Pact for South East Europe) and implemented by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) The […]

POLICY STUDY: EU accession negotiations institutional frame for Albania

Albania is now undergoing a positive moment concerning EU accession and will likely be the next country to open accession negotiations. In this phase of optimism, different strategic and institutional preparations are being made for completing reforms and opening accession negotiations, hence it is essential that all measures be accompanied by broad political consensus. This […]

Policy Paper: Skills mismatch and vocational education and training (VET) in the Albanian labour force

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy brief : “Skills mismatch and vocational education and training (VET) in the Albanian labour force” by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Think Tank Fund, Open Society Institute (OSI). Considering the context in Albania, cooperation between businesses and universities can generate very positive results and particularly […]

Policy Study – An insight into the employment promotion programs in Albania and the country’s challenges in benefiting from the Human Resources Development Component (IPA IV)

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy study: “An insight into the employment promotion programs in Albania and the country’s challenges in benefiting from the Human Resources Development Component (IPA IV)” supported by the Balkan Trust for Democracy and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. The past twenty years of transition have exposed Albania to […]

Policy paper: Meeting EU cohesion policy and IPA III requirements in Albania

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy paper: “Meeting EU cohesion policy and IPA III requirements in Albania“  supported by Pontis Foundation – Slovakia, Slovak Aid and Slovak Balkan Public Policy Fund. Albania’s regional disparities have been persistently evidenced by official data and other international reports. There is no proper cohesion policy […]